Man in Ice – level 1
Last year, an Austrian extreme athlete sets a record. He spends almost 2 hours and 9 minutes in a box of ice.
This year, the same man breaks his own record. The new record is almost 2 hours and 31 minutes. The event happens in a small town in Austria. Organizers fill a big box with 440 pounds of ice. The man steps in the box. The man wears only swim trunks. The ice is up to the man’s shoulders.
The man is strong. He feels pain. However, he imagines nice things. It helps him fight the pain.
After the event, the man is happy. He enjoys the warm sun again.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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